Anaplan Adminstrator

  • Equinix
  • Redwood City, CA, USA
  • Feb 03, 2020

Job Description

Anaplan Adminstrator Equinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. That’s why we're always looking for creative and forward thinking people who can help us achieve our goal of global interconnection. With 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home to the Cloud, supporting over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development. We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions. At Equinix, we make the internet work faster, better, and more reliably. We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving hard problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions. Our culture is at the heart of our success and it’s our authentic, humble, gritty people who create The Magic of Equinix. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do. Equinix Sales Operations is building a worldwide Anaplan platform for sales target setting, sales crediting, quota planning, territory management and Finance planning. We are looking for an Anaplan developer to create and manage a suite of Anaplan based Planning tools using and expanding on our existing models and datasets. You'll be a part of Sales Strategy and the Planning team and will be a core member of a virtual global Planning team. This role will have significant impact and influence crafting the use of Anaplan at Equinix. Eligible applicants therefore must have at least three years of prior experience with Anaplan development. The design phase will require coordination and requirement gathering across regions, functions and teams therefore listening, facilitation and relationship-building are core skillsets. Responsibilities Gather and understand customer requirements and work with Sales Operations and Finance to convert business requirements into improvements in our planning process. Design and build Finance / Sales Target setting, Sales Comp Rules Engine models Build an integrated roadmap of features for Finance / Sales Target setting process, Sales Comp Rules Engine and enhancements for Quota Planning & Territory Planning, Host monthly quota planning interlock sessions with Regional Sales Planning to ensure the alignment of the development, testing, and release of model enhancements with the global sales planning business calendar Maintain existing model, respond to issues and provide day-to-day administration of the system. Optimize and automate data sourcing in support of all Anaplan models leveraging Anaplan Connect Work with the Sales Compensation team to optimize goal sheet issuance Collaborate with the Salesforce and IT teams to ensure changes made to contingent systems are planned for in Anaplan Create functional documents and handbooks to represent application design. Handle Data Loads into Anaplan model Evangelize best practice use of Anaplan Qualifications 7+ years of experience with Anaplan as a model builder preferred Experience with full system implementation life-cycles (analyze, design, build, test, support). Ability to translate spreadsheet models to scalable multi-dimensional Anaplan models. 2 - 3 years’ experience with preferred Strong understanding MS Excel and PowerPoint Strong facilitation and workshop skills Skilled in MS Office products BS or BA in Business, Operations Management, or Computer Science, Finance or Accounting preferred Curious individual with strong initiative and ability to work in a self-directed environment Organization and prioritization skills; ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment Green belt preferred Strong understanding of outstanding processes for Quota Planning & Territory Planning Experience working with individuals in Asia and Europe, and Brazil Experience with ETL tools Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.